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1. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005–2015)
Episode: Final Show (2014)

TV-14 | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

9.5
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Craig concludes his late night series with guest Jay Leno.

Stars: Craig Ferguson, Jay Leno, Drew Carey, Marion Cotillard

Votes: 50

2. Children of Fire, the Movie (2009)

PG-13 | 84 min | Documentary

9.2
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Director: Junius R. Hughes | Stars: Gavin Bate, Tristan De Ionno, Bronwen Jones, Hilton Kaplan

Votes: 5

3. The Daily Show (1996– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.8
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America's top fake news show.

Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Craig Kilborn

Votes: 33,476

4. The Road to Fallujah (2009)

77 min | Documentary, War

8.8
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An American man and Iraqi woman joined forces to document the reality of life on the ground for Iraqi civilians and become the only outsiders to live with the people of Fallujah following the battle that destroyed their holy city.

Director: Mark Manning | Stars: Rana al Aiouby, Tariq Ali, Reza Aslan, Juan Campo

Votes: 24

5. Iconoclasts (2005– )
Episode: Desmond Tutu and Richard Branson (2008)

46 min | Documentary

8.8
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Outspoken human rights activist Archbishop Desmond Tutu of the Anglican Church of South Africa and British entrepreneur and adventurer Richard Branson

Director: Joe Berlinger | Stars: Richard Branson, Peter Gabriel, Desmond Tutu

Votes: 5

6. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005–2015)
Episode: Episode #5.113 (2009)

TV-14 | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.8
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Director: Brian McAloon | Stars: Kristin Davis, Craig Ferguson, Wolfgang Puck, Shadoe Stevens

Votes: 5

7. XXI Century (2003– )

385 min | Documentary

8.6
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Stars: Curt Goering, Howard Zinn, Reed Brody, Noam Chomsky

Votes: 52

8. We Shall Overcome (1989)

58 min | Documentary

8.5
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Director: Jim Brown | Stars: Joan Baez, Harry Belafonte, Desmond Tutu, Lady Bird Johnson

Votes: 6

9. Darling! The Pieter-Dirk Uys Story (2007)

54 min | Documentary

8.4
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Controversial South African political satirist Pieter-Dirk Uys allows writer/director Julian Shaw into his previously off-limits inner world. The result is a startling document of Pieter's ... See full summary »

Director: Julian Shaw | Stars: Pieter-Dirk Uys, Nelson Mandela, Desmond Tutu, Zackie Achmat

Votes: 34

10. Children of the Light (2014)

92 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.4
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A documentary on the life story of Desmond Tutu and his journey during the crucial years of anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa.

Director: Dawn Gifford Engle | Stars: Nelson Mandela, Desmond Tutu, Naomi Tutu

Votes: 13

11. Big Ideas That Changed the World (2005– )

270 min | Documentary

8.4
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Stars: Tony Benn, Mikhail Gorbachev, Germaine Greer, Bjørn Lomborg

Votes: 10

12. Virunga (2014)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, War

8.3
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95 Metascore

A group of brave individuals risk their lives to save the last of the world's mountain gorillas; in the midst of renewed civil war and a scramble for Congo's natural resources.

Director: Orlando von Einsiedel | Stars: André Bauma, Emmanuel de Merode, Mélanie Gouby, Rodrigue Mugaruka Katembo

Votes: 6,377

13. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005–2015)

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.3
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Making a satire out of the entire Late Night Show concept Scotsman Craig Ferguson hosts his show with a robot skeleton and a "horse" as his sidekicks. The show features the stereotypical parts of a Late Show, but all in their own, raw way.

Stars: Craig Ferguson, Shadoe Stevens, Josh Robert Thompson, Joseph Bolter

Votes: 8,603

14. The Invocation (2010)

90 min | Documentary

8.3
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An exploration of the notion of 'God' and World Peace through Religion, Spirituality, History, Science, Politics and Arts.

Director: Emmanuel Itier | Stars: Karen Armstrong, Michael Beckwith, Mustapha Cherif, Deepak Chopra

Votes: 93

15. I Am Because We Are (2008)

90 min | Documentary

8.2
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A look into the lives of Malawi's 1 million plus orphans in the wake of the AIDS pandemic. It offers hope and real solutions to the challenges that people face living in extreme poverty.

Director: Nathan Rissman | Stars: Bill Clinton, Paul Farmer, Madonna, Jeffrey Sachs

Votes: 329

16. Bill Moyers' Journal (1972– )

60 min | Documentary, News

8.2
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Stars: Bill Moyers, John Nichols, Kaiulani Lee, Walter Isaacson

Votes: 59

17. Cape Divided (1999)

33 min | Documentary, Short

8.2
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Cape Town, South Africa - 1994: While the world cheered Nelson Mandela's victory in South Africa's first multiracial election, unpredicted and underreported was the ANC's overwhelming ... See full summary »

Director: Lance Larson | Stars: Allan Boesak, F.W. de Klerk, Colin Jones, Nelson Mandela

Votes: 6

18. Climate Refugees (2010)

95 min | Documentary

8.1
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Filmmaker Michael Nash investigates mass migration caused by our changing climate.

Director: Michael P. Nash | Stars: Lester Brown, Yvo de Boer, Paul Ehrlich, Newt Gingrich

Votes: 74

19. Anthrax War (2009 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, Crime, History

8.1
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Filmmakers investigate 2001 anthrax attacks and uncover a nightmare world.

Director: Bob Coen | Stars: Bob Coen, Francis E. Boyle, Jean Patterson, Stuart Jacobson

Votes: 37

20. Have You Heard from Johannesburg?: Apartheid and the Club of the West (2006)

89 min | Documentary

8.1
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80 Metascore

This story traces the complex and fascinating drama of the anti-apartheid movement in one of South Africa's most important allies, the United States. The US is a key battleground, with ... See full summary »

Director: Connie Field | Stars: Danisa Baloyi, Cecelie Counts, Les De Villiers, Ron Dellums

Votes: 22

21. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

8.0
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Charlie Rose interviews noteworthy people in fields including politics and government, business and economics, science and technology, media, sports and the arts.

Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

Votes: 580

22. HARDtalk (1997– )

25 min | Talk-Show

8.0
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Politicians and other public figures are asked the tough questions about whether the way they do things is really the best way.

Stars: Tim Sebastian, Stephen Sackur, Zeinab Badawi, Sarah Montague

Votes: 60

23. Long Night's Journey Into Day (2000)

94 min | Documentary

8.0
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85 Metascore

This documentary tells four stories of Apartheid in South Africa, as seen through the eyes of the Truth and Reconciliation commission. White soldiers who have killed ANC activists, black ... See full summary »

Directors: Deborah Hoffmann, Frances Reid | Stars: Mary Burton, Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, Mongezi Manqina, Thapelo Mbelo

Votes: 190 | Gross: $0.01M

24. A Force More Powerful (1999)

110 min | Documentary

8.0
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Director: Steve York | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Salvador Allende, Shahla Arasteh, Janet Cherry

Votes: 35

25. Henry Rollins Uncut: New Orleans (2008 TV Movie)

60 min | News

8.0
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Directors: Rhett Bachner, Kevin Morra, Paul J. Morra | Stars: James Ackerson, James Bernazani, Frankie Brennan, Lavina Crawford-Browne

Votes: 11

26. Secrets of the Dead (2000– )

Documentary, History, Mystery

7.9
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Notable historical events and locations are scientifically examined.

Stars: Liev Schreiber, Jay O. Sanders, Salima Ikram, Piers Gibbon

Votes: 261

27. For the Bible Tells Me So (2007)

Unrated | 95 min | Documentary

7.9
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73 Metascore

An exploration of the intersection between religion and homosexuality in the U.S. and how the religious right has used its interpretation of the Bible to stigmatize the gay community.

Director: Daniel G. Karslake | Stars: Imogene Robinson, Victor Robinson, Gene Robinson, Isabella 'Boo' McDaniel

Votes: 4,017 | Gross: $0.31M

28. Fire in the Blood (2013)

87 min | Documentary, History

7.9
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68 Metascore

An intricate tale of "medicine, monopoly and malice", FIRE IN THE BLOOD tells the story of how Western pharmaceutical companies and governments blocked access to low-cost AIDS drugs for the... See full summary »

Director: Dylan Mohan Gray | Stars: Zackie Achmat, Peter Mugyenyi, Bill Clinton, William Hurt

Votes: 391 | Gross: $0.03M

29. Soft Vengeance: Albie Sachs and the New South Africa (2014)

84 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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Albie Sachs is a lawyer, writer, art lover and freedom fighter during the lead up to the overthrow of the apartheid regime in South Africa.

Director: Abby Ginzberg | Stars: Arthur Chaskalson, Sol de Carvalho, Dennis Goldberg, Nadine Gordimer

Votes: 7

30. Iconoclasts (2005– )

Documentary

7.8
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Each episode explores the lives of two creative visionaries in an intimate setting and features an unpredictable exchange that reveals their life's work and the alchemy of their different fields.

Stars: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Marina Abramovic, Tory Burch, Chuck D.

Votes: 168

31. Our Story Our Voice (2007)

77 min | Documentary

7.8
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Our story our voice engages the diverse voices of the dis-empowered in a multi-cultural world that has no multi-culture voice. Beyond the mainstream media and politics of newspapers Our ... See full summary »

Director: Owen Alik Shahadah | Stars: Hakim Adi, Sunara Begum, Ishmahil Blagrove, David Gustave Dawood

Votes: 32

32. Breakfast with Frost (1993–2005)

60 min | Talk-Show

7.8
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Stars: David Frost, Iain Duncan Smith, Charles Kennedy, Tony Blair

Votes: 24

33. Palme (2012)

103 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
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The life and times of Olof Palme, the prime minister of Sweden until his assassination in 1986.

Directors: Kristina Lindström, Maud Nycander | Stars: Olof Palme, Catharina Palme, Lisbet Palme, Richard Guston

Votes: 1,292

34. Miracle Rising: South Africa (2013)

Documentary

7.7
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MIRACLE RISING: SOUTH AFRICA is the epic legacy of South Africa's political transformation that culminated in the first free and fair elections in April 1994. Recounted through the personal... See full summary »

Director: Brett Lotriet Best | Stars: Christiane Amanpour, Neil Barnard, Bono, Richard Branson

Votes: 75

35. PeaceJam (2003)

60 min | Documentary

7.7
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Five teens confront violence with the aide of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates and the organization PeaceJam.

Directors: Dawn Gifford Engle, Dennis Flippin | Stars: Rudy Balles, Richard Castaldo, The Dalai Lama, Rigoberta Menchú

Votes: 7

36. I Am (III) (2010)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary

7.6
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38 Metascore

Director Tom Shadyac speaks with intellectual and spiritual leaders about what's wrong with our world and how we can improve both it and the way we live in it.

Director: Tom Shadyac | Stars: Tom Shadyac, Desmond Tutu, Noam Chomsky, Ray Anderson

Votes: 2,917 | Gross: $1.57M

37. Beyond Our Differences (2008)

73 min | Documentary

7.6
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With all of the problems facing the world today -- war, poverty, weapons, environmental degradation, starvation, overpopulation and severe desperation among millions -- people are longing ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Bisanz | Stars: Mouneer Anis, Karen Armstrong, Dato' Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, Brian Baird

Votes: 61

38. Sing Your Song (2011)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.5
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73 Metascore

Most people know the lasting legacy of Harry Belafonte, the entertainer. This film unearths his significant contribution to and his leadership in the civil rights movement in America and to social justice globally.

Director: Susanne Rostock | Stars: Harry Belafonte, Sidney Poitier, Marge Champion, Fran Scott Attaway

Votes: 368 | Gross: $0.05M

39. When the Dragon Swallowed the Sun (2010)

115 min | Documentary

7.5
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Unfortunately, the 14th Dalai Lama and the Tibetan people receive little political support in their drive to put an end to the Chinese brutal regime, as international governments are ... See full summary »

Director: Dirk Simon | Stars: Youdon Aukatsang, Bhusang, Tenzin Choeying, Tenzin Chogkyi

Votes: 86

40. The Big Question (2009)

63 min | Documentary

7.5
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A troubled man bursts into your child's schoolhouse. Without warning, he chases out all the boys and lines the girls up. Then he begins to shoot them one by one. For decades your people's ... See full summary »

Director: Vince DiPersio | Stars: Deepak Chopra, Thich Nhat Hanh, Helen Prejean, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Votes: 12

41. In Remembrance of Martin (1986)

57 min | Documentary

7.5
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Personal comments from family, friends, and advisors fill this remarkable documentary honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Coretta Scott King joins the Reverend Ralph Abernathy, Julian Bond... See full summary »

Stars: Ralph Abernathy, Joan Baez, Julian Bond, Jimmy Carter

Votes: 10

42. 2012: The True Mayan Prophecy (2010)

50 min | Documentary

7.5
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What do the Mayans really say about 2012? Is the world going to end on December 21, 2012? Learn more from the most famous Maya in the world, 1992 Nobel Peace Prize winner Rigoberta Menchu Tum, and her Mayan elders.

Director: Dawn Gifford Engle | Stars: Rigoberta Menchú, The Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu, Jeffrey Atherton

Votes: 8

43. Secrets of the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Slave Ship Mutiny (2010)

54 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

7.5
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Three disparate Capetonians reveal a long-forgotten, dramatic slave ship revolt en route from Madagascar to South Africa. About half of Cape Town's population are descendants of White, ... See full summary »

Directors: Joe Kennedy, Yopung Nic | Stars: Liev Schreiber, Nigel Worden, Lucy Campbell, Desmond Tutu

Votes: 22

44. The Peace! DVD (2005 Video)

124 min | Documentary, War

7.4
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A tribute to the 21st Century Peace Movement featuring the thinkers, activists and leaders working to ensure a peaceful future.

Director: Gabriele Zamparini | Stars: Harry Belafonte, Noam Chomsky, Angela Davis, Ossie Davis

Votes: 29

45. The Shot That Shook the World (2005 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, News

7.4
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As part of ITV's 50th Birthday celebration, a look back at 50 years of amazing news footage brought to British homes by ITN News. A poll was also conducted to find out which item was most shocking to witness being broadcasted.

Directors: Peter Higgins, Gabriella Polletta | Stars: Trevor McDonald, Buzz Aldrin, Mark Austin, Tony Benn

Votes: 8

46. Have You Heard from Johannesburg: Hell of a Job (2010)

57 min | Documentary

7.4
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In part two of this seven part series Oliver Tambo is sent abroad to run the ANC after it is banned in South Africa in 1960. This episode traces Tambo's efforts to bring the injustice of ... See full summary »

Director: Connie Field | Stars: Mmaboshadi M. Chauke, Oliver Tambo, Ronald Segal, Frene Ginwala

Votes: 9

47. Bonhoeffer (2003)

93 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.2
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Dramatic documentary about the young German pacifist and theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer who resisted the Nazi regime and was hanged two weeks before World War II was over.

Director: Martin Doblmeier | Stars: Martin Doblmeier, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Adele Schmidt, Richard Mancini

Votes: 289 | Gross: $0.16M

48. Els matins a TV3 (2004– )

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Stars: Josep Cuní, Helena García Melero, Martí Gironell, Empar Moliner

Votes: 20

49. Nobelity (2006)

86 min | Documentary

7.2
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A look at the future and how to solve global problems such as poverty and the environmental degradation through a series of interviews with Nobel Prize winners.

Director: Turk Pipkin | Stars: Wangari Maathai, Turk Pipkin, Joseph Rotblat, Amartya Sen

Votes: 73

50. Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)

PG-13 | 141 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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60 Metascore

A chronicle of Nelson Mandela's life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.

Director: Justin Chadwick | Stars: Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Terry Pheto, Robert Hobbs

Votes: 21,163 | Gross: $8.32M